Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa305


Year 1966 to 1982




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa305 Register XT483 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location





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united kingdom XT483
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA305, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XT483, 05/1966
w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
united kingdom XT483
Fleet Air Arm
jan79 coded VL/WU 707NAS 707 NAS
united kingdom XT483
Fleet Air Arm
jan79 coded B/V-H 846Sqn 846 NAS
united kingdom XT483
Fleet Air Arm
25may82 Operation Corporate
South Atlantic (AC) mv Atlantic Conveyor 848Sq D Flt/WU, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May. 848 NAS


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